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Barrel Aged Scotch Ales

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Naterobsnyk4, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. Naterobsnyk4

    Naterobsnyk4 Savant (340) New York Jan 25, 2012

    A buddy of mine's birthday is quickly approaching.

    I'm out in search of his favorite type of brew, a scotch ale, but more specifically something special and most likely barrel aged.

    I've got plenty of Backwoods so I'm looking for some other options, maybe something in a large format.

    Doesn't matter the distro as I'll trade for it if necessary.
     
  2. StuartCarter

    StuartCarter Savant (425) Alabama Apr 25, 2006

    Blue Pants Bourbon Barrel Aged Wee Heavy from Huntsville.
     
  3. Siggy125

    Siggy125 Savant (470) California Nov 10, 2006

    Hoppin Frog Barrel Aged Outta Kilter. Pretty good stuff, but fairly limited
     
  4. mgbhoo

    mgbhoo Zealot (85) Virginia Dec 8, 2011

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  5. pcerebral

    pcerebral Aficionado (125) Missouri Apr 20, 2007

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  6. hornsup

    hornsup Savant (335) Virginia Nov 29, 2012

    Cigar City BA Big Sound....cant beat it and shouldn't be hard to trade for as its sitting on the shelves in the brewery. Only issue is your wallet as they go for $20 a bomber
     
  7. HighWine

    HighWine Savant (375) Illinois Dec 11, 2010

    Alesmith BA Wee Heavy would be a real treat. Cigar City Big Sound is a Scotch Ale aged in bourbon barrels and should be relatively easy toget. Dieu du Ciel makes a Scotch ale aged in maple syrup barrels.
     
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  8. Deltoro

    Deltoro Savant (315) Florida Sep 15, 2012

    Sadly no more left at the brewery. Been gone for a few weeks now.
     
  9. hornsup

    hornsup Savant (335) Virginia Nov 29, 2012

    Good news for the OP is that someone must have them!....It's worth it to trade for one IMO
     
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  10. Innis & Gunn has some readily available barrel aged brews
     
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  11. It's is a great beer that started life as a limited release, but yet sat on their shelves for awhile. Should be easy to get via trade.
     
  12. powz87

    powz87 Initiate (0) Illinois Jan 18, 2012

    Flossmoor station Finlaggin was good. I think it was aged in Woodford reserve barrels.
     
  13. olde hickory seven devils is one
     
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  14. Do you know how many vintages have been released? I've tried 06 and 09.
     
  15. jtmartino

    jtmartino Savant (470) California Dec 11, 2010

    Locally, Devil's Canyon brewed a BA version of their Full Boar Scotch Ale. It turned out to be infected, so the local tasting group dubbed it "Wild Boar."

    It's actually pretty tasty, and reminds me of Cuvee de Tomme from Lost Abbey. I could probably find a bottle if you were really interested.
     
  16. Adirondack Jack Daniels Barrel Fat Scotsman
     
  17. warrenout330

    warrenout330 Aficionado (240) Ohio Oct 19, 2012

    I second the ba whiskey outta kilter...
     
  18. Snowrs

    Snowrs Savant (390) Indiana Oct 10, 2009

    Schlafly makes a Singlemalt Scottish Ale which is aged in Glen Garoich barrels
     
  19. evilcatfish

    evilcatfish Advocate (505) Missouri May 11, 2012

    I think this is the one on Shelves right now. Pretty good brew
     
  20. Sounds like you're pretty much set.
     
  21. wiscokid920

    wiscokid920 Savant (445) Maryland Apr 27, 2011

  22. beertasterb

    beertasterb Savant (360) Michigan Mar 1, 2010

    It's more of an english ale aged in scotch casks but ola dubh 30 is a fav of mine
     
  23. TRR

    TRR Aspirant (25) Missouri Jan 19, 2013

    Schlafly Single Malt Scotch Ale. Depending on location, would be an easy get.
     
  24. Handle

    Handle Savant (395) North Carolina Mar 16, 2009

    I came in to mention this one. I'm a big fan. I think it's still around Charlotte for around $7.99 a bomber or so.
     
  25. Stevedore

    Stevedore Champion (855) Wisconsin Nov 16, 2012

    Going to second/third/fourth the CCB BA Big Sound, great beer.
     

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